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How to stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19)

This guidance is for everyone to help reduce the risk of catching coronavirus (COVID-19) and passing it on to others.

By following these steps, you will help to protect yourself, your loved ones and those in your community.

The main way of spreading COVID-19 is through close contact with an infected person.

When someone with COVID-19 breathes, speaks, coughs or sneezes, they release particles (droplets and aerosols) containing the virus that causes COVID-19.

These particles can be breathed in by another person.

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